Marc790
33 Norfolk, United States
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My self-summary
My cat's breath smells like cat food and the bumper sticker on my car says, "Compromise 2016."

I am not sure there's much to tell - I joined the Army at 18 because I wanted the experience I'd need to run for political office. Three deployments and some four duty stations later, that's still the plan.

I am what you'd call a Southern Democrat - that is, socially liberal, pro-gay rights and pro-choice, but also strong on defense and have no use for fringed groups from the left and right. I despise Occupy Wall Street as much as I do abortion clinic protesters. Overall, I think that we need a more mature and analytical approach to politics. The fellow Americans with whom we disagree aren't our enemies. We have a responsibility to listen to and work with them to build a better America.

I am a feminist - but I don't protest or have a picture of Gloria Steneim hanging on the wall or anything (though I did have dinner with her once). I guess you could say I am more of a conservative feminist rather than a progressive one.

As for relationships, I need someone who intellectually satisfies me. If there is no intellectual growth in a relationship, what's the point? For companionship and sex, there is always the bar.
What I’m doing with my life
Right now, I work as a writer for the Department of Defense. As mentioned above, I want to be a U.S. senator one day. If that fails, I plan on being a Constitutional attorney for either party. I am also told I'd be good at running an NGO - but that's not my calling.
I’m really good at
How about I tell you what I am bad at? Math, keeping organized, dancing, singing, getting enough sleep, being nice to stupid people and thumb wrestling.

Outside of work, I am also pretty bad at getting to places on time.
The first things people usually notice about me
My shiny, smooth, well-shaven bald head.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Little Women is one of my favorite books of all time - I think it's sort of a guide to being a good person, though I mainly read non-fiction policy stuff. I am partial to Hemingway, though - and I am a regular reader of the New York Times.

I cook a lot - mainly American South (which is not the same thing as South American, mind you), but lately, I've also explored international cuisines.

As for music: Beethoven and Fountains of Wayne - and I am a sucker for oldies and country.
The six things I could never do without
I am not sure there is anything I cannot live without, but I definitely put my car to good use. I also love Red Bull, water, politics, and books.

But the one thing I know I would die without is my ambition. What drives me keeps me alive and gives me a purpose. I cannot imagine a life in which I am done chasing goals and ambitions.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Feminism, politics, policy, nation-building from a foreign policy perspective, why people behave the way they do, Constitutional law, my future, and legal theories.

I also think about football - although the Miami Dolphins break my damn heart each year. And babies. I think babies are fucking cool.
On a typical Friday night I am
Nowadays, my Fridays are spent at home ironing or watching something boring on Netflix - mainly because it's too cold here in Watertown, but also because I am fairly new here and know no one.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I write a lot of erotica - that's enough to "whet" your appetite for now.

Oh, and I peed on the street the first time I was in New York City! It was ... cleansing.
You should message me if
You like Red Bull and caffeine.

Can type properly.

Aren't a project; I don't work on projects.

Don't need anyone to complete you.

Looking for good friends.

Take dating on the lighter side.

Like to eat - that's always a good thing.

Have a dog I can play with.

Aren't wanted by the law.

Have thumbs.

Enjoy reading or writing erotica.

Bonus points if you like to play poker.

Or, hell, just message me if you want.
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